Weather Underground Forecast for Saturday, Nov. 09, 2013
A cold frontal boundary will stretch from Wyoming to Wisconsin on Saturday, while a ridge of high pressure will build over the Southeast.
A cold front will approach the coast of the Pacific Northwest on Saturday, which will provide precipitation to several states. Heavy snow is expected to fall in the northern Cascades, while rain will push across Washington, Oregon and parts of Idaho. Meanwhile, a high pressure system will build over southern California, which will lead to warm, dry conditions throughout the Southwest. The southern California and Arizona deserts can expect temperatures to range between the mid to upper 80s on Saturday.
A slow moving cold front will extend from the Intermountain West, across the Plains and into the upper Midwest. This will provide snow showers to Montana and parts of Wyoming. A low pressure system associated with this frontal boundary will provide rain and snow to a handful of states in the upper Midwest and into the Northeast. States that can expect mixed precipitation on Saturday include Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania and New York. Snow showers will also be possible throughout New England.
The majority of the Southeast will stay clear of wet weather due to a ridge of high pressure over the region. Parts of the Gulf Coast, including southeast Texas, southern Louisiana and southern Florida may experience spotty showers and thunderstorms throughout the day.
Temperatures in the Lower 48 states Friday have ranged from a morning low of 8 degrees at Mt. Washington, N.H. to a high of 87 degrees at Tucson, Ariz.